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Thursday May 7,1998This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1998-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals5BoxPat RappBrian RoseJeff Montgomery
Detroit Tigers6Oakland Athletics3BoxJustin ThompsonTom CandiottiTodd Jones
Toronto Blue Jays6Seattle Mariners0BoxRoger ClemensJamie Moyer(none)
Cleveland Indians7Texas Rangers2BoxBartolo ColonAaron Sele(none)
San Diego Padres3Atlanta Braves6BoxJohn SmoltzJoey HamiltonKerry Ligtenberg
Los Angeles Dodgers4Florida Marlins3BoxRamon MartinezRob StaniferScott Radinsky
Colorado Rockies1Montreal Expos2BoxCarlos PerezJamey WrightUgueth Urbina
St. Louis Cardinals1New York Mets4BoxMasato YoshiiDonovan OsborneJohn Franco
Arizona Diamondbacks1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxCurt SchillingAndy BenesMark Leiter
Cincinnati Reds7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxElmer DessensStan BelindaRich Loiselle

Standings as of 1998-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees28226.786--1811305113-59-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1349242.687
224Boston Red Sox322111.6563.0165146197-614-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park1307159.546
3615Baltimore Orioles321616.5008.0160170-107-89-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards1306367.485
4821Toronto Blue Jays341519.44110.0144171-2710-115-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome1287355.570
51124Tampa Bay Rays311318.41910.5137145-88-105-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field1315081.382
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians322012.625--192167259-511-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field1306961.531
21023Kansas City Royals331419.4246.5150185-358-76-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium1285870.453
41326Minnesota Twins321319.4067.0158142169-94-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1305773.438
31225Chicago White Sox321319.4067.0160184-247-135-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II1306763.515
51429Detroit Tigers29920.3109.5128174-465-134-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium1335677.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers321913.594--210165459-610-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington1306961.531
2511Anaheim Angels321715.5312.015315127-410-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field1306862.523
3716Seattle Mariners331617.4853.5196198-26-710-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome1286068.469
4922Oakland Athletics321418.4385.0159165-66-78-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum1306070.462
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves342410.706--193128658-516-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1288246.641
259New York Mets311714.5485.5130106245-512-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium1317160.542
31118Philadelphia Phillies321517.4698.0142161-193-1012-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium1306070.462
41427Montreal Expos321220.37511.0100160-602-910-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium1305377.408
51528Florida Marlins341123.32413.0161202-413-98-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium1284385.336
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros322012.625--1821265612-88-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome1308248.631
248Milwaukee Brewers311813.5811.514113389-59-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium1315675.427
3712Chicago Cubs321715.5313.014613885-912-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field1317358.557
4813St. Louis Cardinals331716.5153.518418047-1310-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1296663.512
51017Cincinnati Reds331617.4854.515315129-107-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field1296168.473
61219Pittsburgh Pirates331518.4555.5133150-175-910-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium1295475.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres332211.667--1751324313-89-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium1297653.589
2610San Francisco Giants331815.5454.0157138199-109-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point1307159.546
3914Los Angeles Dodgers331716.5155.0146136108-139-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium1296663.512
41320Colorado Rockies341519.4417.5188212-2411-84-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field1286266.484
51630Arizona Diamondbacks34826.23514.5118196-784-184-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1285771.445